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Scientific opposition to Japan’s planned release of over 1.3 million tons of radioactively contaminated water from the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster into the Pacific Ocean via NAML.org

The National Association of Marine Laboratories (NAML), an organization of more than100 member laboratories, opposes Japan’s plans to begin releasing over 1.3 million tonsof radioactively contaminated water from the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant intothe Pacific Ocean commencing in 2023. This … Continue reading

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Don’t dump on us: Pacific Islanders, marine scientists, urge Japan not to dump Fukushima radioactive water into the ocean via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter The nuclear power industry has a long history of disproportionately impacting people of color, Indigenous communities and those living in the Global South. As Japan prepares to dump more than 1 million tonnes of radioactive water … Continue reading

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In the Pacific, Outcry Over Japan’s Plan to Release Fukushima Wastewater via New York Times

By Pete McKenzie Dec. 30, 2022 Every day at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, officials flush over a hundred tons of water through its corroded reactors to keep them cool after the calamitous meltdown of 2011. Then the highly … Continue reading

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More data needed before ocean release of Fukushima water via Japan Times

[…] Japan’s nuclear regulator has stated that this can be done safely and the International Atomic Energy Agency has supported this position. We would argue that there is insufficient information to assess potential impacts on environmental and human health and … Continue reading

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Worker Lockout Is New Worry at Nuclear Plant via The Provincetown Independent

NRC says radioactive releases from Pilgrim have always been at safe levels BY CHRISTINE LEGERE MAR 30, 2022 PLYMOUTH — There is more to worry about than the possible discharge of a million gallons of radioactive water from the Pilgrim Nuclear Power … Continue reading

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11 years later, fate of Fukushima reactor cleanup uncertain via ABC

By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press […] Workers were preparing for the planned construction of an Olympic pool-sized shaft for use in a highly controversial plan set to begin in the spring of 2023 to gradually get rid of treated radioactive … Continue reading

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Tim Deere-Jones: Message against the release of radioactive water from Fukushima ティム・ディア=ジョーンズ氏 汚染水の海洋放水反対メッセージ via Yosomono-net

Yosomono-net, a worldwide anti-nuke network of Japanese people living abroad, invites well-known scientists, experts, and activists from all over the world who alert us to numerous problems of nuclear energy. In this project, they send their messages specifically against the … Continue reading

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The Crisis of Nuclear Dumping in the Blue Pacific via Reverse The Trend

On 26 August 2021, Reverse The Trend hosted an online conference to raise awareness about Japan’s decision to release 1.25 million tonnes of nuclear contaminated wastewater into the Pacific Ocean. The co-sponsors were the University of the South Pacific Students’ … Continue reading

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Fukushima: A Lasting Tragedy via Portside

The United States, the largest owner of nuclear power plants, promotes nuclear power as “safe and clean energy,” a wolf in sheep’s clothing. H. Patricia Hynes […] Five Years Later Considered the most complex industrial cleanup, not even robots were … Continue reading

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Statement: We strongly condemn the decision by the Japanese government to release contaminated water into the ocean via FoE Japan

Today, at a Cabinet meeting, the Japanese government decided to discharge so-called ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System) treated water stored in tanks at the site of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean. There have been no public … Continue reading

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